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Piquing over paywalls

Posted by izzyabraham
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on Monday, 28 May 2012
in Digital Blogs

A 175-year-old newspaper, New Orleans’ Times-Picayune, will cut down to three weekly editions instead of publishing every day. This move makes New Orleans the largest US city without a daily newspaper.

The change will be effected to reduce costs and adapt to the digital era, where readers are increasingly turning to the Internet, as print ad revenues and subscribers wane.

Gone are the days of newspaper boys and picking up the paper from your driveway every morning. No more typical images of sitting at the breakfast table, reading the broadsheet while sipping on a cup of hot coffee.